Sven von Appen, Chilean
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Sven von Appen is the chairman of the Chile-based Ultramar/Ultragas Group, an established leader in the Latin America shipping industry. He has lived and worked in Europe, the United States, and Argentina. He has maintained his residence in Chile since 1979. Mr. von Appen, along with many of the executives in the Ultramar/Ultragas Group, has participated in a number of postgraduate studies at Harvard Business School and IMD. He also has been closely associated with Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. He is a member of the Global Advisory Board at Harvard Business School. He is the president of Endeavor Chile and director of CAP S.A., Invercap S.A., and Cencosud S.A.. He also participates in several external boards in Chile and abroad.